News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Stubbles Blog:
Extending objects with new methods at runtime
September 01, 2009 @ 09:05:46

On the Stubbles blog today Frank Kleine looks at a cool trick that the features of PHP 5.3 now make possible - extending objects at runtime by adding in new methods and functionality.

With the advent of PHP 5.3 adding new methods to an instance of a class at runtime becomes possible with PHP as well, using anonymous functions and a little bit of __call() magic.

He illustrates with a bit of code - defining the base class and using a __call method to catch any undefined method calls. Using this in conjunction with closures makes it possible to call the method internally, avoiding the usual error that could result from setting it like you would a class property.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
extend object closure call


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Matthew Turland's Blog: Simplifying Zend_View_Helper_Url

Project: Aleksey Martynov's lexa-xml-serialization Tool for PHP 5.3

Mike Naberezny's Blog: Easier XML-RPC for PHP 5

DevShed: The Basics of Serializing Objects in PHP

Rob Allen's Blog: Using your own View object with Zend_Application


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


facebook introduction hhvm language component podcast package composer opinion symfony2 framework overview unittest code series application hack security release install

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework